Hot summers are becoming a regular occurrence, but climate change could soon push an environment that is unsustainable for countries along the Arab Gulf and in North Africa, with temperatures exceeding the threshold for human survival. Climate change has also yielded increases in sea level and saltwater intrusion, affecting livelihoods.
The purpose of this publication is to detail lessons learned from UNDP’s Climate Change Adaptation work and achievements in the Arab region on achieving sustainable and lasting results. Some lessons include building local capacity at all levels to ensure
Global Environment Facility
United Nations Development Programme - Asia-Pacific Regional Centre
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for a fundamental shift in the way drought is perceived and managed in the Near East and North Africa region. The agency said in a new report issued today that a more pro-active approach based on the principles of risk reduction is needed to build greater resilience to droughts.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters